Miami Dems Call on Congress to Protect the Right to Vote

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Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Contact: Rachel Johnson
Email: rachel@miamidadedemocrats.org

Press Release: Miami Dems Call on Congress to Protect the Right to Vote

In a startling setback for civil and voting rights in the U.S., conservative justices on the Supreme Court today struck down the core of the Voting Rights Act – a law that for decades has protected the vote for millions living in states with a history of voter suppression.

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Scott Continues to Marginalize Hispanic and Other Legalized Immigrants with Latest Veto

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Thursday, June 6, 2013
Contact: Rachel Johnson, 407.701.4357
Email: rachel@miamidadedemocrats.org

Press Release: Press Release: Scott Continues to Marginalize Hispanic and Other Legalized Immigrants with Latest Veto

This week, Governor Rick Scott vetoed a bill that would have allowed the children of immigrants who are not U.S. citizens to use a use a new federal form to obtain temporary Florida driver licenses. Only two Florida lawmakers voted against the bill, which passed the state Senate unanimously.

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Erik Fresen's failed leadership on Miami-Dade College

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Saturday, May 4, 2013
Contact: Rachel Johnson
Email: rachel@miamidadedemocrats.org

Press Release: Erik Fresen's failed leadership on Miami-Dade College

In response to the recent Miami Herald article: "Bill to support Miami Dade College dies on last day of session," the Miami-Dade Democratic Party issued the following statement:

"The fact is this bill should have been heard long before the last week of session and wasn't even on the agenda for the two days that an automatic reader was used," said Miami-Dade Democratic Party Chair Annette Taddeo-Goldstein. "This is a colossal failure of leadership by Erik Fresen, who should have pushed Speaker Weatherford to hear the bill during the last two days of session like so many other bills were. Instead of looking for false excuses, Fresen should look in the mirror as he should have focused on expanding medicaid for those who need health care and also increasing funding for higher education."

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Florida Democratic Party & Miami-Dade Democratic Party open new headquarters in Little Havana

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Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Contact: Rachel Johnson
Email: rachel@miamidadedemocrats.org

Press Release: Florida Democratic Party & Miami-Dade Democratic Party open new headquarters in Little Havana
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The Florida Democratic Party (FDP) and Miami-Dade Democratic Party are excited to announce the official opening of their new office in Little Havana. Headquartering the Party’s operations in Little Havana signals the Party's firm commitment to building on the 2012 gains with South Florida’s Hispanic voters.

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